You can deploy the Norton
Ghost Agent to the computers that are on the Computer List by using
the Agent Deployment feature. After you install the agent, you can
create backup jobs directly from Norton Ghost.
of increased security with Windows Vista, you cannot deploy the
Norton Ghost Agent to Windows Vista without making security
configuration changes. The same issue occurs when you attempt to
deploy the agent from Windows Vista to another computer. You can
manually install the agent on the target computer using the product
deselected the Agent Deployment option during installation, this
feature is not available. You can run the installation again, and
select the Modify option to add this feature back in.
Your computer must meet the
minimum memory requirement to run the Recover My Computer wizard or
the Recovery Point Browser in Symantec Recovery Disk.
install a multilingual version of the product, you must have a
minimum of 768 MB of RAM to run Symantec Recovery Disk.
If your computers are set
up in a workgroup environment, you should prepare your local
computer before you deploy an agent.
To prepare a computer in a workgroup environment
to deploy the agent
On the Windows taskbar,
right-click Start, and then
On the Tools menu, click Folder Options > View.
On the View tab, scroll to the end of the list and
verify that the Use simple file
sharing check box is not selected, and then click
On the Windows Control
Panel, click Windows
On the Exceptions tab, select File and Printer Sharing, and then click
should close any open applications before you continue with the
agent installation. If the Reboot check box is selected, the
computer will automatically restart at the end of the installation
To deploy the Norton Ghost Agent
On the Norton Ghost menu
bar, click Computers >
select a computer from the menu.
You must have administrator
rights on the computer to which you are installing the agent.
Click Deploy Agent.
In the Deploy Norton Ghost
Agent dialog box, specify the administrator user name (or a user
name that has administrator rights) and the password.
In a workgroup environment,
you must specify the remote computer name. You cannot use an IP
address, even if you have successfully connected to the computer by
using an IP address.
For example, type RemoteComputerName\UserName
If you want to restart the
computer when the agent installation is finished, click
Reboot when finished.
computer cannot be backed up until the computer is restarted.
However, be sure to warn the user of the impending reboot so that
they can save their work.
To manually install the Norton Ghost Agent
Insert the Norton Ghost
product CD into the media drive of the computer.
The installation program
should start automatically.
If the installation program
does not start, on the Windows taskbar, click Start > Run, type the following
command, then click OK.
where <drive> is the
drive letter of your media drive.
For Windows Vista, if the
Run option is not visible, do the following:
Right-click the Start button, and click
On the Start Menu tab, click Customize.
Scroll down and select Run command.
In the CD browser panel,
click Install Norton
In the Welcome panel, click
Read the license agreement,
click I accept the terms in the
license agreement, and then click Next.
If you want to change the
default location for the program files, click Change, locate the folder in which you
want to install the agent, and then click OK.
Click Custom, and then click Next.
Click Norton GhostService,
and then click This feature will be
installed on local hard drive.
This feature is the
Set all other features to
This feature will not be